Cruising World

WHAT the HALL?

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Capt. William “Bill” Pinkney, the first African American sailor to circumnavi­gate alone, who went on to skipper the replica slave-ship Lin Pardey, a two-time circumnavi­gator—west to east and east to west—and the co-author of nearly a dozen books, one of the most accomplish­ed female cruising sailors/yachting journalist­s of all time. Dawn Riley, who competed at the highest ranks of Grand Prix sailing in both the America’s Cup and the Whitbread Round the World Race, and is now the executive director of the training center Oakcliff Sailing. Lynne Jewell-shore, who won an Olympic gold medal in 1988 in the doublehand­ed 470 class dinghy with teammate Allison Jolly in a dominating performanc­e. Tania Aebi, who took the world by storm as she became the youngest woman

 ??  ?? Under constructi­on: The National Sailing Hall of Fame, in my humble opinion, needs a whole lot of work.
Under constructi­on: The National Sailing Hall of Fame, in my humble opinion, needs a whole lot of work.
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